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Friday, May 27, 2016

West Indies selects weak Tri-Nation squad

Sports: West Indies selectors have named a very weak Tri-Nations Series squad which lacks penetrative bowlers. Wicket keeper Denesh Ramdin must make room for Barbadian wicket keeper and batsman Shane Dowrich. Comment

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Windies face new danger

Sports: West Indies is in danger of replacing Bangladesh at the bottom of the table in the latest International Cricket Council’s (ICC) Test rankings. Comment

WICB fires Ambrose

Sports: West Indies fast bowling legend Sir Curtly Ambrose says he is shocked over his firing as West Indies bowling consultant. Comment

Windies, England clash in Jamaica

Sports: The International Cricket Council (ICC) Women’s Twenty20 champions will clash with England in the 50-over format in five-match One-Day International series in October in the Caribbean. Comment

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

BRAD GUZAN GETS THE NOD

Sports: Goalkeeper Brad Guzan is set to start ahead of veteran Tim Howard for the U.S. national team in the Copa America tournament. Coach Jurgen Klinsmann announced the 23-man roster Saturday during halftime of the MLS rivalry game between New York City FC and the New York Red Bulls. The roster features 15 players from the 2014 World Cup team. Comment

Saturday, May 21, 2016

West Indies now ranks third

Sports: Despite winning its second World Twenty20 title in five years, the West Indies team has dropped to third in the ICC rankings in that format of the game. Comment

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Thursday, May 19, 2016

NYC DEFEATS PORTLAND

Sports: PORTLAND, Oregon (AP) _ David Villa scored a contentious goal as New York City won 2-1 at Portland on Sunday to take a share of the lead in Major League Soccer’s Eastern Conference. Comment

Monday, May 16, 2016

Lara: Pollard, Bravo should play in Tri-nation series

Sports: West Indies batting legend Brian Lara would like to see the return of all-rounders Kieron Pollard and Dwayne Bravo for next month’s Tri-nation series involving Australia and South Africa. Comment

Friday, May 13, 2016

India, Windies in Test series

Sports: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has announced that India would play a four-match Test series in the Caribbean, starting in July this year — signaling renewed relations between the BCCI and the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB). Comment

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Windies players chastised over behavior

Sports: The International Cricket Council (ICC) — cricket’s world governing body — has lashed out at the behavior of some members of the West Indies team following the final of the Twenty20 World Cup in India in April this year. Comment

SOUNDERS BEAT EARTHQUAKES

Sports: SEATTLE (AP) _ Through the first eight games of the season, neither Clint Dempsey nor Jordan Morris had a goal in the same game for the Seattle Sounders. Comment

Saturday, May 7, 2016

Hundreds bid farewell to Keith ‘Slick’ Bonadie-Clarke

St Vincent: Hundreds of Vincentian and Caribbean nationals in Brooklyn last Sunday paid their last respects to Keith “Slick” Bonadie-Clarke, one of St. Vincent and the Grenadines’ greater mid-fielders ever in soccer, who died on April 18 at Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center in Brooklyn. He was 58. Comment

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

WHAT A ‘CHANCE’

St Vincent: The screams and rallies of Vincentian nationals in the United States, who trekked by bus and car to Franklin Field Stadium, at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, did not go in vain, as athletes from the Thomas Saunders Secondary School (TSSS) continue to make the nation very proud in the century-plus-old Penn Relays. Comment

Saturday, April 30, 2016

Government supports Vincentian athletes

St Vincent: Amid concerns in some quarters in the United States over “opportunities open for Vincentian athletes” in the U.S., Sports Minister Cecil “Ces” McKie has confirmed that the administration of Prime Minister Dr. Ralph E. Gonsalves is supporting four Vincentian athletes at Kingsborough Community College in Brooklyn, New York. Comment

Keith ‘Slick’ Bonadie-Clarke dies at 58

St Vincent: Keith “Slick” Bonadie-Clarke, one of St. Vincent and the Grenadines’ greater mid-fielders ever in soccer died on April 18 at Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center in Brooklyn. He was 58. Comment

Friday, April 29, 2016

Martin Guptill to captain Amazon Warriors

Sports: New Zealand batsman Martin Guptill will lead the Amazon Warriors in this year’s Hero Caribbean Premier League 2016. Comment

GALAXY DEFEATS SALT LAKE

Sports: CARSON, California (AP) — Emmanuel Boateng had a goal and two assists as the Los Angeles Galaxy beat Real Salt Lake 5-2 on Saturday night to snap the Utah team’s three-game winning streak. Comment

Thursday, April 28, 2016

‘Run The Bronx’ returns

Sports: On Saturday, May 7, at 10 am, the people of the Bronx will hit the ground running. That’s the date of Run the Bronx: The 38th Roscoe C. Brown Jr. 10K and 5K Runs and 2-Mile Walk that begins and ends on the campus of Bronx Community College. Launched in 1978 by devoted marathoner, legendary Tuskegee Airman and then BCC president Roscoe Brown, the race that now bears his name has become a signature annual event in the borough. This year’s walk and run will pay a special tribute to Dr. Brown. Comment

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Cricket legends call for WICB officials to resign

Sports: West Indies cricket legends are calling for the “immediate resignation” of the Dave Cameron-led West Indies Cricket Board, in line with the recommendations of the WICB / CARICOM Governance Review Panel. Comment

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Vincy athletes prepare for Penn Relays

St Vincent: James Cordice, the architect behind St. Vincent and the Grenadines’ participation in the illustrious Penn Relays in Philadelphia, Pa says preparations are well underway for hosting athletes from the Thomas Saunders Secondary School (TSSS) in next week’s relays carnival. Comment

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

RIGHT MOVES

Jamaica: NEW YORK (AP) _ Maurice Ashley was 14 when he saw a high school friend playing chess and challenged him to a match. He lost badly, but it sparked a love affair that started him playing nearly non-stop ever since. Comment

Sir Viv calls on cricket officials to resign

Antigua: West Indies batting legend Sir Vivian Richards has called for the resignation of those charged with administering cricket at the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) level. Comment

Villanova’s assistant coach has Caribbean roots

Guyana: Kyle Neptune, assistant coach of Villanova Wildcats Men’s Basketball, is still on cloud nine after his team clinched the NCAA title, beating North Carolina to win the national championship recently, giving his Caribbean parents a gift of a lifetime. Comment

Monday, April 18, 2016

Top Twenty20 wicket taker

Sports: All-rounder Dwayne Bravo became the first bowler to take 300 Twenty20 wickets when his new side Gujarat Lions trounced Kings XI by five wickets in the India Premier League (IPL) which started recently. Comment

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Ex-SVG national soccer captain, coach honored

St Vincent: Elliot “Morey” Millington, who skippered and coached the St. Vincent and the Grenadines national football (soccer) team and led the nation to second place in the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) championship in 1979, was Saturday night honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Brooklyn-Friends of Sion Hill. Comment

West Indies Cricket Board must be re-named

Sports: The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) which governs West Indies cricket must be re-named, “Peoples’ Regional Cricket Board, (PRCB). Comment

Friday, April 8, 2016

Vincies walk in the rain for Penn Relays

St Vincent: It rained heavily for most of Saturday morning, but that did not prevent die-hard supporters from participating in the second Annual Walk-a-ton aimed at raising funds to aid Vincentian athletes at the prestigious Penn Relays in Philadelphia, Pa. Comment

Samuels fined for offensive language

Sports: West Indies middle order batsman Marlon Samuels was fined 30 percent of his match fee for breaching Level 1 of the ICC Code of Conduct during Sunday’s final against England. Comment

Thursday, April 7, 2016

West Indies Win Twenty20 World Cup

Sports: West Indies defeated England by four wickets to win the ICC Twenty20 World Cup 2016. England battled first and scored 155 runs for 9 wickets in their 20 overs with Joe Root scoring 54 from 36 balls and Jos Butler 36 from 22 balls. Comment

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS!!!

Sports: The West Indies Twenty20 squad on Sunday defied all odds by beating England by four wickets in a nail-biting finish in the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) grand finale in Kolkata, India. Comment

Monday, April 4, 2016

WI offspinner back on top

Sports: West Indies off-spinner Samuel Badree has returned to the number-one position in the top Twenty20 rankings after taking six wickets in four matches to date, while India’s Ravichandran Ashwin has dropped from the number one spot to third after managing just four wickets in as many matches. Comment

Bolt quitting after Brazil Olympics

Jamaica: Jamaican sprint superstar Usain Bolt has announced his intention to call it a day on his Olympic Career after the games in Brazil later his year. Comment

US back on track in qualifying with 4-0 win over Guatemala

Sports: COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) _ The United States got back on track for a berth in the 2018 World Cup, ending four nervous days with a 4-0 win over Guatemala on Tuesday. Comment

Friday, April 1, 2016

CARICOM battles WICB

Sports: The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) is seeking legal advice in its ongoing battle with the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) to have the controversial recommendations of its Governance Review report implemented. Comment

Guyanese youth get a chance at hoops

Guyana: Basketball coach Lugard Mohan says he does not turn away any child who shows up at his basketball clinic on Saturdays at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall in Georgetown, Guyana, despite over crowding and insufficient balls for training. Comment

Sunday, March 27, 2016

Windies cricketer makes history

Trinidad and Tobago: West Indies and Trinidad off-spinner Anisa Mohammed became the first bowler (male or female) in history to take 100 wickets in Twenty20 International as she spearheaded a superb bowling effort, to help beat Pakistan by four runs in a close Women’s Twenty20 World Cup opening match recently. Comment